I perform comedy about science from the body in space to animal sex and can do sets from 5 minutes to 30. I produce a show called "Agony Auncles of Science" (www.agonyauncles.co.uk) where scientists and comedians solve real people's problems with science. We were listed in WIRED as the top science show to see on the Fringe.
REAL SCIENCE OR JUST BANGS: THE SCIENCE OF FIREWORKS Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew deconstructs the science behind firework displays. He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your venue or event and featuring real indoor fireworks, this is an exciting and dramatic show featuring real science.
Immersive Theatres is a mobile digital planetarium service for all ages specialising in astronomy, cross-curricular learning, new media art, entertainment and exploration of the 360˚ digital medium. We offer the largest catalogue of digital planetarium films in the world (over 135 titles), together with presenter-led astronomy shows delivered by engaging and experienced science communicator Mario Di Maggio (BSc, PGCE), who has 20 years experience in informal science communication.
My stage shows and workshops about the brain, aimed at ages 7-adult are highly interactive and demo led. I have performed at schools, science festivals and events around the UK and overseas, bringing my passion for neuroscience and a suitcase full of tricks to help you understand your brain better. I love to include Q&A at the end of my shows, answering questions on anything from dreams to brain transplants! For more details of my shows, please see my website: www.ginnysmithscience.com
Health and Safety advice for science festivals, high-profile stage shows and demonstrations, including reviewing risk assessments. I’ve won repeated commissions for my proactive approach at bridging the gap between what a performer wants to do and legal H&S obligations. My risk assessments and H&S processes are trusted as being thorough by both my firework and science communication colleagues. Previous clients include Cheltenham Festivals and Greg Foot.
THE FX FACTOR: Flames, smoke and pyro are used on TV, in films and on stage to add explosive atmosphere, but how do scientists go about making these effects? Join Matthew Tosh to find out and explore the amazing world of live special effects. Learn how to make a controlled column of fire or ankle hugging fogs without choking the audience and much more. Packed with demos, freezing jets, bubbling flasks, smoke and one or two explosions, this is the very serious science behind stage effects.
"A glorious blend of showmanship and science." FringeGuru.com "He enthused, motivated and inspired every child in the school." Primary School, Cambridgeshire Dr Matt’s shows bring gasps of amazement, thought provoking ideas and memorable teaching. He is an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle and world class creative communicator who loves to inspire children in their studies and create a sense of wonder.
Different science topics: We have a variety of shows that cover aspects of physics, chemistry, biology and environmental sciences. Our shows are truly cross-curricular, designed to support and enhance science learning at all key stages. Shows for your audience: All our shows are led by enthusiastic, talented and fun science presenters who work with schools groups, families and specialist adult audiences. We have the experience to tailor the sessions for any ages, interests and abilities.
Anyone for a lively, inspiring show? This exciting show comprises a series of “science tricks” with unexpected and surprising outcomes, challenging the audience to think through, with the help of the presenter, how each one works. People watch, think, discuss and remember. Early Years to Key Stage 3 and families, anywhere. www.spherescience.co.uk
I'm a materials engineer and science communicator based in London. I have experience in stand-up comedy, talks and demos to adult and family audiences, science writing, podcasting, TV and radio. In 2017 I was a FameLab national finalist 2017 and made one of the Royal Academy of Engineering's Young Engineers of the Year. I am offering talks on materials science, STEM, careers, event hosting, and public engagement training. For more info on me, please visit my website: annaploszajski.com
Hands-on Chemistry Workshops for Primary Schools. Working Science provides hands-on and practical Electricity Workshops for primary schools. All of our workshops are delivered by an experienced science communicator, Dr Gareth Francis with a PhD in Physics and Astrophysics. We aim to excite and engage children by providing “Wow” science demonstrations and hands-on practical activities for all children. Workshops: "Bathbomb and bubblebath" and "Chemical reactions". www.workingscience.co.uk
I would be thrilled to help organise, or to work at, scientific events around the UK. I recently graduated from Oxford in Earth Sciences (M Earth Sci, 2016) and am keen to pursue a career centred in science communication, curation, and event management. I have experience delivering scientific talks and networking events for the Oxford Energy Society and Oxford Geological Society, and have worked at several arts and music festivals, including founding and directing my own arts festival (2017).
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